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Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, AZ 86011-0001)
Delno C. West (Project Director: November 1994 to present)

INVENTIO FORTUNATA and Polar Cartography, 1360-1700

To support a study of how a largely symbolic representation of the earth's north polar region written in 1360 came to be accepted by Renaissance cartogra-phers as scientific knowledge and persisted on maps until the 17th century.

Project fields:

Humanities, Science, and Technology

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$78,000 (approved)
$77,970 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1995 – 6/30/1996